It might seem somewhat obvious, but scientists looking for reasons why bumblebees have been dying in waves in recent years are pointing to pesticides as a possible cause, as the Los Angeles Times reported Friday.
Whither the bees? An American bee-tracking group has noted an alarming drop in the nation's honeybee count, apparently due to their losing their inborn homing instincts and thus their way back to their hives. Conspiracy theories abound, according to The New York Times, including one claiming that what's going on here is actually "the rapture of the bees."
The "Daily Show" opened Wednesday with coverage of Ned Lamont?s victory over the man Jon Stewart referred to as ?Joe Loserman.? After playing a clip of Lieberman?s concession speech where the senator said the game was only half over, and the Lamont team was just ahead, Stewart shot back, ?Perhaps I could, uh, offer my own, uh, sports comparison, if you will. There was a game, and you lost.?